Three first-inning runs helped the Windy City ThunderBolts (24-34) to a 5-2 win over the Gateway Grizzlies (35-22) at Standard Bank Stadium on Wednesday.
It was a good day at the plate for the Windy City ThunderBolts' Andrew Brauer. Brauer went 2-3 and scored one run. He tripled in the sixth inning and singled in the eighth inning.
Dyllon Nuernberg got the win for the Windy City ThunderBolts thanks to nine strikeouts. Nuernberg allowed one earned run on two hits and six walks over seven innings.
Ethan McKinzie (0-1) took the loss for the Gateway Grizzlies. He lasted just four innings, walked five, struck out none, and allowed five runs.